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Jul 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
that in there. this is such an odd situation where the defense explicitly said before the trial stand your ground is not going to be part of this case. and that's because their defense was that george zimmerman was pinned down. >> right. >> unable to escape, even if he wanted. and yet there it is in the jury instruction. and here the jurors are talking about it afterwards. i think that the way stand your ground came in most of all was in george zimmerman's decision to get out of the car, knowing that he was carrying a concealed weapon. and remember, he got an a in the class where he was taught stand your ground and self-defense law. i think in his mind putting it all together, he was not afraid. he was going to follow trayvon martin who he assumed was a criminal, and he was doing that knowing that he was armed and knowing that the law would protect him. and it did. >> since stand your ground has been implemented, the language and the charge in the self-defense case has been changed. you see now the buzz words stand your ground being used in these charges, even though that defense is not be
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
their job? >> well, i initially felt that this was probably going to be a defense case because the prosecution just didn't have the evidence. but anybody who watched this network during the trial knows that as time went on, i began to see evidence that the prosecution, they simply weren't arguing and by closing argument they failed to put it together. it's entirely predictable this jury would take the jury instructions the law and try to apply the facts and if they don't fit they have to acquit and what jurors do in every case. >> were you surprised by what she was saying? >> no. this is exactly what i was saying frankly before the verdict this is how it was going to turn out when both sides are arguing reasonable doubt only one possible outcome and that was acquittal. she couldn't put it together. that is the prosecution' job. give them the theory of the case. that didn't happen. they failed to do that and so this was the predictable outcome and i'm so moved by her -- her tension, her conflict that she somehow knows this wasn't the right outcome but it's the one she had to com
FOX News
Jul 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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CNN
Jul 25, 2013 2:00pm PDT
not require intent. and she never addresses self-defense. that was such a focal point in the case, not only for the defense, also for the prosecution. they had the burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt there was not self-defense. >> lisa, what do you think? >> i think there's no question that george zimmerman shot trayvon martin intention ally. he according to his own statements pulled out the gun and shot the gun intentionally. it's so disturbing to hear a juror speak after the fact that perhaps she should have held out when she had every opportunity in the jury room to voice how she felt and stand her ground and ultimately she chose not to. >> she's chose not to. mash, go ahead. when you heard this woman explain her rational, what did you think? >> the parties that i'm extracting from it i want to compliment about. trials are not moral try b-- tribunals in the united states. it happens every day in american jurisprudence. people may be everything from child molesters to murderers and robbers and everything in between but you have to apply the fact, you have to apply the evidence to th
FOX News
Jul 24, 2013 7:00pm PDT
been six iterations of a defense in the irs case. but remember, lois learner disclosed at a conference, that's how we learned about it. then we went into it was two rogue agents, then it went to, well, it was a progressive group so we're targeted to not just conservative groups, so as long as we treat two different sets of people improperly, at least it's not discrimination. now the new defense is, well, the president himself didn't know about it. if that's the new standard for i am -- impropriety in this town, that the president didn't even know about it? >> if they had been denied right at the get-go, then they could have appealed it to another part of the irs. instead, what was so sadistic about this and so painful, they were in this no man's land and they couldn't appeal it. they would have been far better off if the irs agents, whoever was involved in this, however high it went, if they simply said no and denied it so they could appeal it. but instead they strung them out. >> that suggested more culpability, and you're right, it's as if they just gave up. these are average america
FOX News
Jul 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
] glucerna. geico's defensive driver,ke 13. good student and multi-policy discounts could save you hundreds of dollus. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. honestly, i feel like i nailed that. >> rick: a tragic accidents on new york's hudson river. a boat carrying six people crashing into a construction barge sending two of them into the water. a woman who was set to get married just two weeks from now and her fiance's best man, are missing. police say they have found a body near the scene and now they're trying to identify that body. the driver of the boat has just been charged with vehicular manslaughter. now the details on this. >> yeah. female body was recovered in the hudson river around 1:00 p.m. that fits the description of 30-year-old lindsey stewart,
MSNBC
Jul 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
, they are not necessary. the law of self-defense worked well for years and years an years. and i think there is a determination, and i was proud that both the attorney general and the president, as well as many others, have commented -- john mccain's words that these laws should be reviewed -- were also welcome, that there is a growing consensus that these laws are inconsistent with safe communities. our own poll shows race relations are, 50% of whites think race relations are fairly or very good, but only 38% of african-americans. you think that that's the impact of the verdict, partly? >> there's no doubt that the verdict has had an impact. it's, to some extent, affected people's confidence in the criminal justice system. i think that we've seen conflict and a lot of of tough language being played out indeed in the media. i remain optimistic and hopeful that reasonable minds, that people who are ready to understand that while we've come a great distance when it comes to race and race relations in this nation, in the 21st century there is a lot of unfinished work and that we've got to
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
the prosecution failed and the defense succeeded? >> i've said many times the prosecution bungled this case and failed to connect the jury instructions the law she is talking about with the evidence. in my opinion, the evidence was there. but the prosecution essentially asked questions in closing argument having a arguing reasonable doubt like the defense. of course this woman and probably many other jurors as well who is so conflicted and knows in her heart that something is wrong here that an injustice was done but that she was sworn to follow the law as it was given her. they were given 27 pages of confusing jury instructions. they had a prosecutor who didn't connect the dots and didn't give them the evidence to connect it to the jury instructions the way prosecutors do in every other murder case in america every day so this is how it came out. now not only is the martin family, of course, devastated, we heard that on yet another very gracious statement from sybrina fulton, but now the jurors are left feeling guilty and feeling terrible about the outcome of this case. >> now, goldie, thi
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
them down. >> joining me now, b.e.t. columnist and cnbc contributor keith boykin and criminal defense attorney john burris. keith, i want to start with you. let's play part of that interview that everybody's talking about today. here's some of that. >> george zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from god. and at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with. the law couldn't prove it. we just have to believe in the lord, that he's -- if he has to pay, he will pay. >> now, of course, you have to make a point that juror b-29 and her other jurors found george zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder. that said, were you surprised to see her come forward and make such an admission? >> i was surprised to see her come forward. i was surprised to see her show her face and to give out part of a name. it seems to me she clearly did not understand the law. i don't know if that was the fault of the judge or the fault of the prosecutor in terms of explaining the law to her. but the jury instructions specifically said in order to pr
FOX Business
Jul 26, 2013 1:00pm EDT
as well as the defense team. what was perhaps getting a head line is the amount of discovery, the evidence the government has at this point as it is building its case for trial and discussion of wiretaps. wiretaps were crucial in the conviction of raj rajaratnam from galion and the insider-trading case. in this case wiretaps, no mention of richard lee, vaughn man who is cooperating with the government, who came from another hedge fund, quoted in the indictment as being part of an insider-trading circle, the hedge fund from which he came, denied there is an insider trading circle at their office but the bottom line is we are in the beginning of building the case and the government has to put up or for lack of a better term shut up and what they put up will include those wiretaps. we did get a quick chance to ambush the attorneys as they came out to see if they would explain why stephen cohen has not been charged, how he feels about that, the spirits of the people at sac because that is a term that will be doing business civitan with a lot of people withdrawing money. >> are the spirits of t
MSNBC
Jul 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
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CSPAN
Jul 25, 2013 6:00am EDT
veteran's eyewitness account. followed live at 10 as president obama and defense secretary chuck hagel h2b out the korean war memorial to americans who served. american history tv every weekend on c-span3. >> house insurance committee chairman mike rogers warns that cyber espionage is the biggest national security threat america isn't quite ready to handle. his comments came during an event at the international institute for strategic studies. this is the 45 minutes. >> introducing congressman mike rogers. i'm steven simon from the executor after of iiss as the u.s. welcome to the iiss as u.s. can you hear me now? deafening. i'm executive director at iiss as u.s. i'm introducing understand mike r executive director at iiss as u.s. i'm introducing understand mike rogers, and with a great deal of pleasure. congress and rogers was elected to congress in 2000 that he came to congress from an unusual background. defense and law enforcement but he was an army officer and the fbi special agent before coming to the u.s. congress. he now has a very important and pivotal role in the house as chairma
FOX News
Jul 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to the united states of america. >> and we have just learned that the amendment to the defense authorization bill proposed by republican congressman justin amash of michigan that would have essentially defunded the nsa and its surveillance program. programs that snowden had revealed, it just failed to pass the house of representatives, 217 to 205. shepard? >> shepard: jennifer griffin at the pentagon tonight. the former football great accused of murder returned to court today as we track multiple new developments in his case. prosecutors say the former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez gunned down a friend of his last month. he has already pleaded not guilty. and just minutes before today's court appearance, the patriot's coach bill belichick made his first public comments on this case. he expressed sympathy for the family of the man who died. and belichick talked about the moment he first heard about it all. >> i and other members of the organization were shocked and disappointed in what we had learned. having someone in your organization that's involved in a murder investigati
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in a minute. here's my general question. should the united states be primarily concerned with its own defense? do we have to be careful we don't get invaded and two days later say somebody says if we'd only done one thing because we're concerned about civil liberties. >> if you come out what looks to be an argument and you didn't use that power, you're dead politically in this country if you get attacked. >> chris, i worked 20 feet from the oval office for years and i saw the president the national security team grapple with a very real threat of attack. and the tools that are there that the nsa provided were important in thwarting some of those attacks. if we hadn't done it, then we would indeed have had more catastrophic kinds of attacks. i think people would have been outraged about it we have to be careful how we do that, and what the president suggested is that's why we have to have the involvement of all three branches of government. the answer is not to scrap the intelligence gathering that has demonstrably helped keep the american people safer. >> i don't like this. >> trisha: i'm not
FOX News
Jul 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in today's air force. bret? >> jennifer griffin live at the pentagon. thank you. >>> the defense says accused wikileaks bradley manning is a whistleblower, not a traitor as the government claims. his lawyer said he wanted to provoke more debate on policy out of concern for fellow americans. he is accused of 21 criminal counts, the most serious of which, aiding the enemy. there's a life sentence. >>> a plea deal for the man at the center of the cleveland, ohio kidnapping case. ariel castro agreed to life without parole, plus a thousand years to avoid the death penalty. the former school bus driver had been charged with hundreds of counts of kidnapping and rape, plus assault and other counts as well. >>> the mother of slain teenager trayvon martin was in philadelphia today to address the national urban league. sybrina fulton supports investigation into whether george zimmerman could be charged under federal civil rights laws. she also issued a call to action against stand your ground laws. >> no grandkids coming from trayvon, all because of a law, a law that has prevented the person who
MSNBC
Jul 23, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. >> brian, the thing i think links what bill o'reilly said on his program last night and ray kelly's defense of his record is the idea that the best thing you can do for young african-american men, young african-americans in general is have a very intense law and order state that is very aggressive about policing and putting wrongdoers in jail because the victims of those wrongdoers are, themselves, african-american, and you have spent your adult career working in the criminal justice system. my question to you is, does that argument have purchase with you? >> no, it really doesn't. it's a distraction. trayvon martin wasn't killed because he didn't have two parents who loved him. he wasn't killed because of some social deficit or some cultural deficit. he was killed because of a presumption of guilt. all over this country, we're allowing black and brown children to be burdened with the presumption of guilt so they live their whole lives always being suspected. we had the president of the united states acknowledging his own dealings with this presumption of guilt. when anyone says that's not
MSNBC
Jul 24, 2013 2:00pm PDT
in the president's big speech today. i heard an offense and i heard a defense. first the obama offense. he sees the economy not getting all that much better this year or later. and doesn't want to be blamed for it. what he wants is a battle, a national debate on the following question. did the people want to persist with the rate of growth we have now with higher than healthy jobless rate that is ebbing only slowly or push for infrastructure spending and other steps that will kick the economy into a higher gear? he wants this debate and he wants to be clearly positioned on one side of it. where the republicans refuse to support the agenda and he the president is seen promoting one. now to the obama defense. he also knows clearly the republican right ramrodded by cruz, paul, and lee are planning a showdown this fall. a manufacturing crisis that risks national default. he the president wants to position himself in the national standup that coming this fall as the leader that wants government to function. his opponents those are the people that want to shut government down. he's admitting the real
MSNBC
Jul 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
and relatively transparent defenses for what this is about, which is people love sex, they love talking about sex, they love talking about other people's sex often more than their own sex lives. any time you can move from the real issues in the new york mayoral race, which includes things like public racial profiling rather than private online profiles, and any time you get off the sewer system and on to somebody's texts, obviously the public is interested. the new york voters are interested, so i get why we're talking about it. they're talking about it. but this is not the criteria of how to choose a mayor. the fact that what we've learned now is what we already knew, is that anthony weiner has this part of his life and it has intersecreta intersected with his public life and voters may pull away from him. you've got "the new york times" and "the new york daily news" saying he should be out of the race. you've got the usual mcaur theist mafia trying to bring him down. what do we know? what we learned is what we learned from st. augustine a long time ago. many people say to their lord, to their s
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
that because the defense itself did not pursue a stand your ground defense that it was irrelevant but it was absolutely not. it was part of the position of the judge as she gave instructions to this jury and clearly, this one juror felt very constrained by that. >> when the jury asked during deliberations on that saturday afternoon going into the evening, they asked for further explanation of misdemeanor, and then before -- she sent them back to start talking about it rather than giving them at that moment the further instruction, the clarification. then they never came back and they never got it. so there was something else going on there towards the last couple of hours. sybrina fulton of course trayvon martin's mother, had reacted to this. she said, it is devastating for my family to hear the comments from juror b29, comments which we already knew in our hearts to be true, that george zimmerman literally got away with murder. this new information challenges our nation once again to do everything we can to make sure that this never happens to another child. >> sybrina fulton has
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2013 3:30pm EDT
in the military, foreign and internal defense. this is what it is supposed to look like. so it has a legacy to it, but honestly is a pretty good story, too. we try to write it like a thriller so if you're looking for an analysis on politics and a really good look at the government and what he did wrong in policy you want a peace center that gets you into bolivia 1967 and runs you through it in a kind of a fast-paced life and you will like this. so if there are any questions now, thank you all for coming out we appreciate you coming. let's get some questions now. i like the discussion. [applause] the >> i read the book after he spent 30 years with castro that there were three people castro feared. one of them disappeared in a plane trip that never in that anywhere the second one the arrested because castro didn't have the guts to do it himself and then the third one was che guevara who was out of control, and from what i am dressed in the book he was very clear in saying that he basically turned them over and sent him to bolivia to his death actually tipping off the american cia that, you know, ba
MSNBC
Jul 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT
that all the jurors take very seriously in the jury instructions. people include instructions about self-defense justifications based on stand your ground statutes. not liking that law is wrong is very different from refusing to follow it in the jury context. i want to play a little sound that relates to all this. it goes to the profiling question. let's take listen to some of the charged racial language we've heard from some on the right. the notion of race baiting and race hustling has surfaced this week. take a listen. >> there is a hustle going on in the civil rights industry. >> they picked at our highly sensitive race scab. >> black thugs are killing black people. >> who are the real race baiters? >> you want a conversation, you got it. >> you got it. what you see there is a desire to very directly racially profile and discuss the notion of trayvon martin and others, unnamed people responsible for black on black crime. which is a big diversion from the crime that occurred here. >> the bottom line is people don't want to admit that race is an issue. they sarah you're race hustling. the fact
CNBC
Jul 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
the workers made it out alive. so far, so good. >>> the defense in the fabrice tourre case didn't call any witnesses. so closing arguments set for today. jury deliberations expected to start tomorrow. the former goldman sachs trader is accused of secretly helping paulson and company construct $2 billion deal that could bet against. good to find clients on both sides of the trade. mary thompson is covering the story and will join us at 8:40 eastern. >>> two stars of the reality show "the housewives of new jersey" will be in court today. federal prosecutors charge them with just being totally obnoxious and unwatchable. no, i'm sorry, with 39 -- and totally irrelevant. no, 39 counts of fraud, alleging they used fake pay stubs, tax returns and w-2s to secure $5 million in loans before trying to declare bankruptcy. the stars, that's who they are. right there. know how to say that? >> teresa and joe giudice. i heard it on npr. >> 30 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines if convicted. >> problem? sister network. >> pretty good show. really. i don't know about these people. the show is
MSNBC
Jul 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
justify shooting an unarmed person as self-defense. since your state became the first to adopt stand your ground in 2005, the number of what's termed as justifiable homicides tripled from 12 to 35 per year, between 2005 and 2010. that's an increase of 283%. are you hearing us yet, governor?! what are those people outside your office, what they're trying to get you to hear is that it's going to take a lot more than last year's quickly assembled task force to show them that you take their concerns around this law seriously. they want real action, that shows you understand this law is unacceptable and should not be used to justify the death of an unarmed teenager. the problem does not begin with the tragedy that happened to trayvon martin. the problem does not even begin with the actions of george zimmerman. governor, the problem begins and remains with the stand your ground law. sincerely, melissa. [ dad ] so i walked into that dealer's office and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a new passat. [ dad ] 0% apr. 60 months. done and done. [ dad ] in that driveway is a german-
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
priorities by funding defense. that's unacceptable, he won't do that. >> steve rattner, what do we see regarding this struggle that we haven't seen before? >> we have two potential government shutdowns. one, the congress has to do something to pass a continuing resolution or something else to fund the government past september 30th, or else it shuts down. and then sometime in november we probably hit the debt ceiling limit and the government can't borrow money so it can't spend money. the administration, among the many things they've tried to do this past week, which i think are worthy, to get people refocused on the economy and get people focused due to the lack of responsibility on capitol hill, we could be setting for another set of cliffs and deadline, the same kind of things that, as jack pointed out, are destructive for the economy. >> so let's fold this into the conversation. there are mixed messages when it comes to how americans are dealing with the overall economy. a survey finds 80% of adults at some point in their lives deal with near poverty, joblessness and dependence on
FOX News
Jul 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. >>> welcome back. 23 minutes now past the hour. quick headlines for you. how does this happen? 1,000 inmates break out of a lybian prison. prisoners started a riot after security guards open fired on three that tried to escape. and pope francis drawing millions to rio's beach for the last night of world youth day. many have stuck around for an all night slumber party ahead of the final mass this morning. >>> mike, anna? >> you know what we're going to do, we have a history lesson. very interesting. >> very interesting. 23 minutes after the hour. we all know about washington and jefferson and adams but there is another group that helped gain american's independence and make it the country that it is today. that history some what forgotten about. >> our next guest is telling his story in their book. the founding conservatives author and professor from nyu, professor of the polytech institute. good to see you. >> thank you. >> i live on washington square park. washington
MSNBC
Jul 24, 2013 11:00am PDT
to work their way into the middle class. the best defense against all of these forces, global competition, economic polarizati polarization, is the strength of the community. we need a new push to rebuild run-down neighborhoods. we need new partnerships with some of the hardest-hit towns in america to get them back on their feet. and because no one who works full time in america should have to live in poverty, i'm going to keep making the case that we need to raise the minimum wage because it's lower right now than it was when ronald reagan took office. it's time for the minimum wage to go up. [ applause ] we're not a people who allow chance of birth to decide life's biggest winners or losers. after years in which we've seen how easy it can be for any of us to fall on hard times, folks in gaelsburg, folks in the quad cities, you know they're good people who work hard. sometimes they get a bad break. plant leaves, somebody gets sick, somebody loses a home. we've seen it in our family and friends and neighbors. we've seen it happen. that means we cannot turn our back when bad breaks hit any
MSNBC
Jul 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to the defense spending bill, sponsored by republican amage and democrat conyers. it defines the stuff we first learns about in the edward snowden allegations. the call logs of every single verizon customer were being turned over to the government. discontinuing that practice, it's an idea that a varitable who's who. the top three republicans in the house oppose the measure. the top republican and democrat of the senate intelligence committee released a joint statement calling it unwise. more than half a dozen house committee and subcommittee chairman sent out a letter urging their colleagues to vote against it. keith alexander was dispatched to the hill yesterday. james clapper the director of national intelligence today said the measure risked dismantling an important tool. the white house released a statement urging the house to reject it. that is what this amendment was up against, pretty much no one in the top washington power bracket from either side of the political aisle wanted to be debating this thing. it's support was also bipartisan. the bipartisan coalition got their debate and the
MSNBC
Jul 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
and at that time i published an article in the "huffington post" in defense of the rights and dignity of sex workers in which i used my first-person experience to support the narrative claim that not all sex workers were victims of pimps or under control of traffickers because i hadn't, that was that story. and some days later, weeks later actually, i was front page news. >> literally front page news. >> correct. on the "new york post." >> i went back and looked at the "new york post" coverage. this is like a gift from god to the "new york post." it's like prostitute teacher in your schools. >> absolutely. they had basically taken my story and made it theirs. >> right. now, that is -- i mean, you wrote this great article for "new york" magazine talking about your perspective on watching the spitzer rehabilitation campaign. you said "five years ago eliot spitzer got caught paying women like me and now he's stumping, smiling for photographers and topping the political polls for new york's next controller. i would be find with spitzer's return to politics. apologizing and get might career back
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
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Jul 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
's made and had distributed. in lee's defense, "slate" points out, he has a long struggle of getting funding for his projects. last year's red hook summer was self-financed and shot in 19 days. it's something spike lee addresses. >> you might say, spike, you didn't connect, do the right thing, blah, blah, blah. it's a different climate now. the only way to ensure as an independent filmmaker that your vision gets on screen is when you bring the money to the table. >> the reason why spike lee is here, the reason why zach braff is here and countless others is because the film industry is, what's the word? a mess. the big studios don't want anything to do with movies that aren't a sure thing. in other words, unless he wants to direct superman 19, spike lee may not have any other options. joining me at the table, filmmakers, carl and tia, who funded their documentary through kickstarter. and a chief film critic for "new york" magazine. great to have you here. you guys have this documentary about the koch brothers coming out and filmed it through kickstarter, right? >> actually we got gree
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2013 1:00pm PDT
at the polls. however, in his defense, governor mccrory may not be entirely aware of this because as he admitted on friday, he still hasn't read some portions of the bill. and lest you have any doubts things have not changed as much as the chief justice would have you believe, look no further than one weekend commentator explaining what he believes is the real reason for detroit's bankruptcy. >> you have 3% fourth graders reading at the national math standards. 47% of detroit residents are functionally illiterate. 79% of detroit children are born to unmarried mothers. they don't have a physical problem, they have a cultural collapse. >> the more things change, the more they stay the same. i'm joined now by goldie taylor and professor james peterson, director of africanen studies at lehigh university. professor peterson, let's begin with these two bills. was this not precisely what ruth bader ginsberg feared when he she wrote last month a governing political coalition has an incentive to prevent changes in the existing balance of voting power? >> that is exactly right. and people should
FOX News
Jul 25, 2013 3:00am PDT
. it was offered as an amendment to a $600 billion defense spending bill. the bill passed by the amendment failed. it was pretty close. the amendment would have ended the agency's ability to collect phone records and met at that data unless it -- ph*et at meta data unless it identified to a specific person. >> it is important we keep fighting to protect civil liberties and the constitution. that is what the american people are asking for. >>gretchen: the top secret fights in courte programt week. >>> this pair of killer heels, the replica shoes were confiscated at la guardia new york. the shoes could have been checked into luggage. an agent tweeted the photo to warn other fliers about what not to wear. i can't see. >>steve: a little handgun. let's talk a little bit about the big news yesterday. the president of the united states went to galesburg, illinois, where he outdid himself. he has been known to give long speeches. yesterday that speech there was the next to longest speech he's ever givens president of the united states. >>brian: it was over an hour? >>steve: it was 80-something minutes. f
FOX News
Jul 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
constitutional obligation in congress that says we must provide for the general defense of the united states. >> glenn greenwald is headed here to washington on capitol hill the day after tomorrow, wednesday, to meet with democrats and republicans at an event on domestic surveillance. back to you. >> steve: all right. thank you very much. glenn greenwald also says he's got a big story coming out. the details, how it all works there. what's troubling is the fact, forget about the meta data, it looks like the information you would see on your phone bill. he says, according to snowden, that they're recording trillions of our actual phone calls and all they need is an e-mail address or ip or phone number, you tap it in and they can listen to everything you said on the phone. that's scary. >> kelly: it is indeed. we'll continue to follow what's going on with that. in the meantime, time for fox news headlines. search crews recovered the body of the best man killed in a boat crash on new york's hudson river. mark lenin and bride to be lindsey stewart were killed when their boat hit a barge on frida
MSNBC
Jul 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
. try fixodent. it helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. >>> i want to bring in a guest you may have heard of, melissa harris perry. we also have jane hall, former fox news contributor on their show "fox news watch." so, there's a lot to get here. i want to start with the steve king comments this week. like we said, the fact that he authored this amendment that passed a couple months ago that would basically undo obama's executive order on the children of illegal immigrants, it suggests this is a comment -- we should add, too, steve king was asked on fox about the comment yesterday. he said, my colleagues are standing by me. they come up to me constantly. so, this sounds like a lot of republicans are smart enough not to talk about way but he's channelling an attitude that's a lot more prevalent than just steve king. >> i think that's right. gop congressmen across the board are hostile to measures that would increase the amount of -- or decrease the amount of immigration, period. last year, i don't know i
MSNBC
Jul 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
a horrible job of drawing the lines between the dots. and let's admit it, the defense had the wind behind its back and it was able to make an argument and a narrative that was compelling, even to a woman who emotionally felt that this was the wrong decision. >> i felt, congresswoman, i think that's part of what was so stunning about what she said, is actually here -- you know, we've had the president say trayvon martin could have been my son or if i had a son he would look like trayvon martin. well, her sons might also look like trayvon martin. might be subject to the same pressures. and yet she still felt that the law made it impossible for her to move on that instinct that she was having. >> sure. and this explains i think very clearly why we need to repeal first of all the stand your ground laws. that's a must do. secondly, it also reveals inequities in our criminal justice system that need to be looked at and closed. thirdly, melissa, i just have to say, and i agree with you, michael, but every now and then you have to take a stand. i would have hung that jury. i would have hung that jury
FOX News
Jul 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
's ask our legal eagles. joining us now defense attorney jonna fill bore and are arthur aidala bill. >> alisyn: is he already diverging from the topic. what is a conservativeship? >> that's a legal mechanism where somebody other than you takes over your life to manage it. in this case her parents, amanda bynes parents want to manage her finances and personal life because they don't think she has the capability to do it herself. >> people who are mentally incompetent. >> alisyn: update people. this week she set a fire in a neighbor's driveway. she sent sends a host of pictures out of herself. >> why she is troubled. dui in california. drug charges in new york. the girl is on drugs. left's pull her into a rehab before we get a court appointed baby-sitter to take care of her. if she is not well after she gets off whatever she is on o, then we can take the next step. it shouldn't be a first step to get a conservativeship, it should be a last step. >> alisyn: she may be on drugs and in the middle of some sort of psychiatric disorder. >> she is charged in new york with throwing a bong out
NBC
Jul 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
while he was an intel analyst in baghdad. the defense argues that manning is a whistleblower. that he leaks the secrets in order to uncover abuses by the u.s. military in the war on iraq. but the prosecution contends that manning is nothing but a hacker. that he's not a whistleblower but a traitor. the most serious charges against him are aiding the enemy and espionage because many of them ended in the hands of bin laden. if convicted on either of the most serious charges the 25-year-old manning could spend the rest of his life in a military prison. >>> jim, at the pentagon, thank you. john kerry hosted israelis and palestians at the white house. the dinner is a symbolic start to the talks between the two parties. >>> two people were hurt when two trains collided head on in western switzerland. five of the people were recorded to have serious injuries. it's not clear what caused the crash. police are still searching this morning for an inmate who escaped from an arkansas jail. whole thing was caught on tape. you can see 33-year-old derrick estelle on the floor. moments later he gets u
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